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1 Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

2 Where is the Dental School ? Dental School 930 Com Ave

3 Our History 1958: Boston University School of Medicine established a Department of Stomatology. The institution was the only one in the country devoted solely to specialty education in dentistry. The Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry was founded in 1963 under the leadership of Dean Henry M. Goldman 1972 the school initiated a predoctoral program leading to the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree

4 Our Mission To provide excellent education to dental professionals throughout their careers To shape the future of dental medicine and dental education through research To offer excellent health care services to the community To participate in community activities To foster a respectful and supportive environment

5 Our Community Dean: Dr. Jeffrey Hutter (Endodontist ) Faculty: 194 faculty members compensated 115 full-time/ 79 part-time 125 uncompensated Students: Aggregate number of DMD students – 445 Aggregate number of Advanced Standing Students –151 Aggregate number of Postdoctoral Residents- 197 Staff over: 200 Dental Health Center at 930 Com Ave: provides care to members of the Boston University community. Dental Health Plan offers also coverage to employees of Boston Medical Center through the AEGD clinic and faculty practice.

6 Our Degrees/ Programs Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Advanced Standing (AS) Seven Year Program Postdoctoral Program Degrees and Certificates Advanced Education in General Dentistry (CAGS) Dental Public Health (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Endodontics (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Operative Dentistry (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Oral Biology (MSD, DSc, DscD, PhD) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Pediatric Dentistry (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Periodontology (CAGS, MSD, DScD) Prosthodontics (CAGS, MSD, DScD)

7 Research and Collaboration Summary of Research Applications and Awards FY 2010 84 applications 74 awards for FY 2010 totaling approx $ 16 M The Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities Michelle Henshaw,DDS, MPH, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Community Practice – Funded by a 7-year grant from the NIH, $15 million award. – One of only three health disparities research centers in the US funded by the NIDCR. Community and Hospital Collaboration – Boston Medical Center – Franciscan Hospital for Children – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – East Boston Neighborhood Health Center – South Boston Community Health Center – South End Community Health Center – BU-Chelsea Partnership

8 Dental Health Center

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